[Affidavit In Any Fact by Lee E. Bowers]

[Affidavit In Any Fact by Lee E. Bowers]

Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Collins, Patsy
Description: Affidavit In Any Fact by Lee E. Bowers, regarding unusual activity in a railroad yard prior to the President's assassination. Bowers states that he watched multiple cars engage in suspicious activity by a street that dead ended at the railroad yard near North Tower Union Terminal Company, where he worked. About 10 minutes after he saw the last car leave he heard gunshots.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives
Railroad Survey Crew Members Pose in Front of Tent, c. 1902

Railroad Survey Crew Members Pose in Front of Tent, c. 1902

Date: c. 1902
Creator: unknown
Description: Members of the Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf Railway survey crew that surveyed a ten-mile stretch of track between Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas, c. 1902. The crew worked in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. When they came to this area, they camped on Britain family land in the vicinity of modern-day Nursery Road and the Rock Island railroad track. Two of the crew members remained behind when the rest moved on to the next job. They purchased 80 acres of land from the English and established the town of Irving along the tracks in 1903.
Contributing Partner: Irving Archives
Three Women in a Railroad Car

Three Women in a Railroad Car

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of three women standing inside of a Santa Fe Railroad box car. They are wearing white dresses with puffed sleeves and large hats.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
Dr. S.M. Brown Residence

Dr. S.M. Brown Residence

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Dr. S.M. Brown's residence. The house is one-story with a front porch and a large white picket fence surrounding the house and the tree-filled yard. In the foreground is tall grass and puddles. In the lower right-hand corner are railroad tracks. Written on the photograph is, "Dr S.M. Brown Res. Front St. To Freight Depot, To Adams Bayou."
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
[Photograph of Ruined Building Across Railroad Tracks]

[Photograph of Ruined Building Across Railroad Tracks]

Date: 1942~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a ruined building standing behind railroad tracks. Rubble lies around the scorched ruins. A rail car sits on a track to the right.
Contributing Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum
[Fort Worth & Denver City Railroad Childress Depot Employees]

[Fort Worth & Denver City Railroad Childress Depot Employees]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of railroad employees working in an office. All the employees are men and they are completing various tasks, mostly paper work.
Contributing Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum
[Fort Worth & Denver City Roundhouse Built at Childress Shop Yards in 1910]

[Fort Worth & Denver City Roundhouse Built at Childress Shop Yards in 1910]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Forth Worth & Denver City Railroad roundhouse and shop yards in Childress, Texas. This photograph contains two images. The top image is of the roundhouse and the bottom image is of the shop yard. The roundhouse is made of brick and mortar and is surrounded by several train tracks and wheels. The shop yard is full of buildings, structures, and steam engines labeled "Fort Worth & Denver".
Contributing Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum
[The Era of the Steam Engine Would Soon End]

[The Era of the Steam Engine Would Soon End]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of seven steam engines lined in a row on a railroad track. The first steam engine is labeled number 402. There are poles in the background and weeds in the foreground.
Contributing Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum
[The "Silver Chief" Texas Zephyr]

[The "Silver Chief" Texas Zephyr]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Texas Zephyr known as the "Silver Chief". The zephyr is traveling along the Fort Wort & Denver- Burlington Route. There is another set of train tracks in front of the moving zephyr and power lines are present in the top right hand corner of the photograph. The name "Silver Chief" is visible on the side of the zephyr.
Contributing Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum
[And the Shriners! Ready to Roll!]

[And the Shriners! Ready to Roll!]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Shriners and a marching band on and in front of a steam engine train. There is a sign on the train labeled "El Mina Temple, Galveston".
Contributing Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum
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